ACL injuries on the rise for kids and teens

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Today’s guest blogger is Jeff Albaugh, PT, MS, ATC, Sports Medicine Physical Therapy Supervisor, Sports Medicine & Performance Center... Read more

Ideas to keep your family active in the winter

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Editor’s note: This is the second of two parts. Yesterday, I discussed strategies such as keeping your routines and habits, and planning... Read more

How to keep your family active during the winter

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Editor’s note: This is the first of two parts. Winter has arrived—bringing shorter periods of daylight, busy holiday schedules... Read more

Why recess should take place before lunch at school

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As a parent, sometimes you can observe things in your kids that seem like common knowledge, but the research behind it can be slow to catch... Read more

5 hidden gems in Philly’s parks and neighborhoods

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Today’s guest blogger is George Matysik, executive director of the Philadelphia Parks Alliance. He also writes for the Park Alliance... Read more

Parenting a teen means new 'job titles'

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One day…suddenly…when you aren’t looking, you may find that there is a teenager living in your home. It’s happened... Read more

Is my child at risk for an overuse injury?

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Today's guest blogger is Alfred Atanda, Jr., MD, Orthopedic Surgeon, Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, Del. Come... Read more

What does moderate to vigorous physical activity mean for kids?

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Most of us have heard the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends at least 60 minutes of moderate to vigorous physical activity “MVP”... Read more